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Government has defended the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa over recent media reports alleging that he was involved in a briberly case during his tenure as the President of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly. The reports tied Kutesa to an ongoing investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) involving an …

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President Yoweri Museveni has promised to resettle and offer relief to the victims of the landslides that hit Budadiri in Sironko district, Eastern Uganda in August this year. The President who visited the victims on Wednesday said that in order to create a lasting solution, government will have to persuade people settling on top of …

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Taxi operators in Kampala have intercepted President Museveni at Clock Tower and demanded his audience after several of them were arrested and injured by KCCA enforcement officers. The operators say KCCA officers brutally handled them for protesting payment of daily charges which the drivers insist President Museveni had directed KCCA to stop levying. The operators …

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KCCA this morning unleashed enforcement officers to the old taxi park to get taxi drivers to pay the monthly charge of Ugx 120,000. The drivers protested the enforced payment saying President Museveni had stopped KCCA from levying the charges. The drivers embarked on a strike bringing transport in the city to a standstill. KCCA enforcement …

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Police has confirmed that it is investigating daily tabloid ‘Red Pepper’ over a news story considered to have posed “grave” implications and threatened security. Police officers under the Counter Terrorism Unit reportedly raided the offices of the news publication in the Namanve Industrial area outside Kampala and asked all staff to vacate the premises. This follows …

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The State Minister of Finance, David Bahati has appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee of Parliament to defend the issued Certificate of Financial Implication to the Constitution Amendment Bill No.2 (2017) which was tabled by Igara West MP, Raphael Magyezi. It is a requirement by law that for any bill to be processed …

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The Presidential Advisory Committee on Budget (PACOB) wants the annual funding to Uganda Tourism Board increased to Shs 29.5 billion in the 2018/19 financial year. The Committee said tourism is a priority sector that has high potential to turn around the economy if it receives adequate funding. The proposal was made by a working group …

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Police on Tuesday raided the offices of Red Pepper Publications and conducted a search of documents and other tools. Police secured a search warrant warrant from Buganda Road chief magistrates court to search the offices. Some of the items that the court warranted for search include laptops, Central Processing Units (CPUs), computer accessories, desktops and …

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Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authority and State Enterprise (COSASE) has Tuesday commenced investigations into the excess expenditures by Bank of Uganda in hiring private lawyers. The committee Chairperson, Abdul Katuntu said that the decision to summon Bank of Uganda officials was arrived at after noticing that government was losing a lot of money to …

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A year after a joint operation by security agencies raided the Obusinga bwa Rwenzururu kingdom in Kasese leaving scores dead, a team has been selected to foresee negotiations aimed at restoring peace in the fragile Rwenzori subregion. The 10 person team that consists of government representatives, security, Rwenzururu kingdom officials and others will lead efforts …

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